Videos from Brooklyn Youth Chorus
The Composer Files: Toshi Reagon
A profile of composer Toshi Reagon.
The Composer Files: Alicia Hall Moran
A profile of composer Alicia Hall Moran.
Silent Voices: On the Fifth Day
A performance from a BYC series called Silent Voices that highlights female composers.
David Byrne: One Fine Day
The Brooklyn Youth Chorus supports David Byrne's "One Fine Day."
Black Mountain Songs: Anni's Constant
A choral performance of Anni's Constant from the Black Mountain Songs series.
Founded in 1992, Brooklyn Youth Chorus has served nearly 6,000 students over the course of its history, currently involving more than 700 students in its core after-school and public-school outreach programs. The Chorus’s professional faculty teach a wide range of repertoire and styles using founding artistic director Dianne Berkun Menaker’s proven Cross-Choral Training® method, emphasizing healthy and versatile vocal technique, music theory, sight-singing and ear training.
Classes take place at their Cobble Hill headquarters and neighborhood locations in Bay Ridge, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brownsville, Brooklyn Heights, Crown Heights, Red Hook, and Sunset Park, Brooklyn.
Since 1992, Brooklyn Youth Chorus has served over 10,000 students and provided more than $1 million in financial aid while shaping a generation of citizen artists – all thanks to the support from their generous donors.